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weather center. cloudy skies outside of the weather center. muscari to super doppler seven radar. beenf the warnings have because therly falling apart. heavy storms southwest continue culpeper down through fredericksburg and beyond. storm on the eastern shore. shows were all the energy as. evening through the settle down aill bit. we will turn less humid late tonight as drier air moves in. tomorrow, check this out. senate, cooler, less humid. to it, majored coming by thursday. temperatures may approach 100 degrees on thursday. i will explain what is up in a fewming minutes. >> that does not mean you have not lost your mind. remember you can track the storm wjla.com. on and on the app for your
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smartphone. in the movie theater massacre in colorado. are preparinges remember their loved ones. >> funeral services have been scheduled into next week. the funds set up to help reached the $2 million market. fromincludes a donation warner brothers studios. --after every tragic debate every tragic shooting guns debate about how guns are .old >> kris van cleave has more on what our officials are saying about the new push. >> the victims and their get past it.r the pain is always there. >> the deadly colorado shooting has democrats demanding a ban on weapons andsault unison --e in
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clips like the one he using.sed of >> that is what killed my husband. that is what killed five other people. he was able to take everybody down in less than two and a half minutes. >> that 1993 mass shooting left people wounded including her son. this has nothing to do with second amendment rights. this is for military and police. is meant to kill as many people as possible in the shortest period of time. any ban will face tough opposition. >> the president has made clear use this event to for new gun laws. i agree. >> this is not the appropriate time to be grandstanding about gun laws. get through the grief before we start making
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pawns.al to say we are grandstanding killed --ople are because some of us know what it feels like to son not learn how to again or you watch where son's life has been changed forever. i own that right to speak here. >> the congresswoman says she pursue the ban on clips in the near future. us a statement today. is a time forhat families to grieve and communities to heal. there will be an appropriate time down the road to deal with policy discussions. >> thank you. we turn to a developing story in arengton where police domesticating the suspicious people as a murder- suicide.
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a man and woman were found dead apartment building. police believe the two were romantically involved. stay with abc 7 news and for more on this story. >> a mother of three is train hit herer a while she was in her suv. investigators say the woman was across trainuv tracks in hyattsville but she across in time. was taken to the hospital serious injuries. an investigation is underway. like the district would not be on the honor roll its new grading system. today maynard gray released the first devaluation. the web site allows residents to grade to the city agencies and to submit comments as well. five agencies were evaluated month and nine received a +.de better than receivedc
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dmv feared the worst with a c-. >> decision day in a gas station controversy. not -- why there a final word yet. >> some much-needed help for local war heroes. [ male announcer ] where did all the obama stimulus money go?
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friends, donors, campapaign supporters, special interest groups where did the obama stimulus money go? solyndra: 500 million taxpayer dollars. bankrupt. so where did the obama stimulus money go? windmills from china. electric cars from finland 79% of the 2.1 billion in stimulus grants awarded through it went to overseas companies.
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[ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. [ romn[romney singing]: oh beautiful, for spacious skies, i'm barack obama and i approve this message. for amber waves of grain, for purple mountains majesty, above the fruited plain, america, america, god shed his grace on thee, and crowned thy good, with brotherhood...
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>> foreign policy is taking the presidential campaign. part to mitt romney's overseas trip. tom is live with more on the on foreign issues in the campaign. for a few days both campaigns held a cease fire out of respect the victims in colorado but now they are in full swing. instead of hearing about the economy, we are starting to hear about foreign policy. >> four years ago barack obama went to europe is drawing huge in places like the berlin. now the tables have turned and romney is heading overseas
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today. go to england, poland, and israel. he wants to build his foreign- policy reputation. >> and dealings with other nations, he has given trust , insult is not earned was not deserve, and apology where it is not do. >> mitt romney says president obama has alienated israel and has done a bad job dealing with iranian nuclear threat. yesterday the president told a much different story. >> four years ago i made you a promise. take the fight to enemies and renew our in the world. as president that is what i have done. mitt romney fired back obama administration leaked details about the raid killed osama bin laden for political gain. of servicemen and women stake.
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astonishingly, the administration failed to change its ways. >> the presidential race remains close as you can get. today's poll has the president up on romney by 1%. 46% to 45%. >> in the meantime a new poll are gettingf you of the presidential campaign. 78% of voters are saying they frustrated with the battle.l quarters say this year is the negativewith campaigning that recent years. 64% say the negative ads are process.he >> today the city of fredericksburg is saying no to the name -- the slavery museum. their debts byay fund raising and selling half of 38 acres of land. an attorney says the museum's
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proposal lacks specific and is optimistic. >> the trucking industry is horn about talks of polls on 95. the toll would be $4 for cars and $12 for tractor trailers. the preliminary approval to use tolls for highway expansion money. the only facility proposed so is in sussex. >> the future of a gas station in montgomery county remains unclear. today a proposal that would gaste a buffer between stations and schools. from plansersy stems station at as wheaton. now they the voteigure out what from there.e future >> thousands of people marched today inest washington aids.ort to end
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demonstrators marched with and they tied them to the fence.ouse 13 people were arrested for blocking the sidewalk. >> some help getting around for a local wounded warrior. how he will live better things to home renovations. hill says cooler temperatures are on the way. >> the nationals are in new york a bite out of the big apple. ♪
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i've never felt this way before, but it's a scary time to be a woman. mitt romney is just so out of touch. [ female announcer ] mitt romney opposes requiring insurance coverage for contraception. d romney supports overturning roe versus wade. romney backed a bill that outlaws all abortion, even in cases of rape and incest. there's so much we need to do. we need to attack our problems -- not a woman's choice. [ obama ] i'm barack obama, and i approve this message.
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[ obama ] i'm barack obama, organic artichokes, organic lettuce, organic kale... does your cauliflower have a big carbon footprint? not at all. that's great. melons!!! oh yeah!! well that was uncalled for. uhh...mr. gallagher. incoming!!! it's wasteful. you know jimmy. folks who save hundreds of dollars switching to geico sure are happy. how happy, ronny? happier than gallagher at a farmers' market. get happy. get geico 15 minutes could save you 15% or more. >> we continue with a labor of local war hero. a soldier is about to get around home much more easily. of speciallyhs designed her renovation. they have moved into their new home. very excited.
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it is perfect. what's the former army captain life-threatening hitry in 2007 when a bullet him above his left ear. he suffers from epilepsy but has made an impressive recovery. can walk although he wears a brace. since april a nonprofit called rebuilding together has worked with heroes at home to build a that is safe and meets all his needs. what we want to help out in any -- possible to make they installed an elevator. >> i can have my groceries and go upstairs. >> the master bathroom as 100% accessible. >> there is a bench that folds down. is a -- a rocking back is fixed and have railings on the left side.
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say they are excited to move end. --ty was not sure she would it is a symbol we can move over and haveart a normal life. >> it is estimated the changes cost tens of thousands of dollars. home programs that -- paid for all of it. >> it warms your heart. whether wise, we have some storms up there. spots and culpeper county. watch stormse to out there. is the live super doppler radar, most is moving into the rapidly dissipated. now the only game in town is town.est of
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eventually write down the road will be it for the storm and a shower activity in the evening. no more development north and west of the area so i think we the clear. still under a severe until itorm watch o'clock but that might be canceled early as well. 71 in germantown. some pretty healthy brain clarksburg and other an inchose to half of reported. rain amounts. we hit 93 degrees at reagan airport. degrees is the average temperature. record was two years ago at 101. tothursday we could be close that temperature again. the areas that have had the ring in the with temperatures 70's. fairly quiet whether way. 72 in caribou, maine.
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73 in boston. as you get further west to get of the heat.t 107 is the air temperature and st. louis. the night itough wash out of high pressure build and tomorrow. the heat will rebuild. it will come flaming up on thursday. will cause for highs around 105 degrees. another cold front will bring friday.y we will turn a touch cooler as we had through the weekend. degrees in the morning. a pleasant wednesday ahead. temperatures in the upper 80's. as to get through the day on still in the mid 90's. will calm down over the weekend and will settle it around the 90 degree mark. >> the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers. moving you forward.
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>> >> it is getting to be the the year where you are watching them closely. will they stay or fall? the play the mets again tonight and new york. seriousng is getting now. played 95als have games. this ball game content -- to this ball club continues to battle. they still have a four and a half game lead in the east. gonzalez is going for his 13th win of the year. game hit the stretch, zimmerman is playing a baller. the next 10 games will be a ride for the nationals. play of the day comes from san francisco. he hits behind a third. he gets up and over for the of the night. like he is watching. look out, here i come.
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barton, move over. the catch of the night. the former mvp made his new york debut. the yankees made the deal after he agreed to switch positions bottom of the order. he went 1 for 4 against his own for the yankees. he also went from last place to first place. redskins report to camp tomorrow. the field for real on thursday. been a while since the monthns have created this to buzz. everybody in the nation is nationrgiii. it is hard to find anybody who griffin believe robert iii is a superstar. >> this guy is number one in his class. think he will learn the game picked up the system.
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most important. he has to process the game. he has the athletic skills to do that. >> penn state players are by a bunch of teams the nation today. red is not sure what he will do. the penn state players saying they will stay. one player said, this is not our fault or burden. day they will do a movie about the guys who stuck together to get education and footballhampionship to penn state. the usa basketball team its pre olympic against spain this afternoon. the americans led by eight at carmelo thanks to anthony. how about kobe bryant today? the drive, the jam. now the united states
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by 20 in the fourth quarter. nba the magic are saying tonight they may not trade right now.rd the magic may wait until the deadline to make a deal. that makes sense. they may get the offer they are looking for. i'm barack obama and i approve this message.
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[romney singing]: oh beautiful, for spacious skies, for amber waves of grain, for purple mountains majesty, above the fruited plain, america, america, god shed his grace on thee, >> a few storms lean during out there. >> let's take a look at the next seven days. lots of sunshine. hot and humid and close to 100 thursday with some storms. then a little bit of a break over the weekend. >> thank you. have a good night. >> i'm barack obama and i approve this message.
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[romney singing]: oh beautiful, for spacious skies,
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for amber waves of grain, for purple mountains majesty, above the fruited plain, america, america, god shed his grace on thee, and crowned thy good, with brotherhood...

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